Dr. Rufo R. Mendoza

Dr. Mendoza was Vice-Chair for three years and Member for four years in the Professional Regulatory Board of Accountancy, the highest body in the accountancy profession in the Philippines. He also chaired the Continuing Professional Development Council for Accountancy for six years. He regularly represented the Philippines in various meetings of the Professional Regulatory Authorities for the ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangements on Accounting Services and the APEC Workshop Initiative on Accounting Services. He also served as Senior Consultant to various projects of international agencies such as United Nations Development Programme, Australian Aid, European Commission, United States Agency for International Development, World Bank, among others. Dr. Mendoza's government experience include his six years as City Accountant of Lipa City and being a consultant to the Presidential Anti-Graft Commission, Department of Health, Department of Budget and Management, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, and a number of local government units. He was a two-time national awardee of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants:  2007 Outstanding CPA in Professional Development and 2010 Outstanding CPA in Government Service. Dr. Mendoza, a Certified Public Accountant, received his Ph.D. degree in Community Development and Agribusiness Management and a degree in Master in Management, major in Development Management, both from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB).